- Associated Press - Saturday, January 6, 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Reginald Gee scored 16 points to lead Alabama State to a 63-46 victory over winless Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.

Rodney Simeon added 12 points and Jacoby Ross had 11 for Alabama State, which picked up its second straight win after snapping a 20-game losing streak on Wednesday. Branden Johnson hauled in a career-high 15 rebounds and Fausto Pichardo had 14 boards, also a career best, to help the Hornets (2-13, 2-1 Southwest Athletic Conference) control the glass, 57-48.

Leading 35-26 at the break, Alabama State continued to pull away in the second half, out-scoring Mississippi Valley State 28-20 over the final 20 minutes.

Jordan Evans scored 16 points on 4-for-21 shooting for MVSU (0-15, 0-2), which had no assists and was held to 22 percent shooting from the field. The Delta Devils have lost 16 straight stretching back to last season.

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